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Chelsea - The Step Forward Years: 1977-82 (2023)

Chelsea - The Step Forward Years: 1977-82 (2023)

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4:44:09 | Punk Rock, New Wave | Label: Captain Oi!

4CD 89 track clam shell box set contains all that Punk legends Chelsea recorded during their time with the seminal Step Forward Records between 1977-82. Including BBC sessions, a superb In Concert recording and all of their Step Forward singles. Plus demos and monitor mixes.

Disc 1 is debut album Chelsea which is now bolstered by the singles ‘Right To Work’, ‘High Rise Living’, ‘Urban Kids’, ‘No One’s Coming Outside’, ‘Look At The Outside’ and ‘No Escape’.

The second disc contains 26 tracks recorded for the BBC. A superb quality nine track In Concert recording is joined by studio sessions for Radio 1 DJ’s John Peel, Kid Jensen and Mike Read.

Disc 3 is titled “Rarities” as it features 12 rare demos and monitor mixes alongside a show recorded at London’s legendary Music Machine in 1978.

The final disc is the 1982 Evacuate album which is bolstered by the singles ‘Rockin’ Horse’, ‘Freemans’, ‘How Do You Know’, ‘War Across The Nation’ and ‘Stand Out’.

Tracklist
CD1
01. I'm on Fire (3:43)
02. Decide (3:02)
03. Free the Fighters (3:08)
04. Your Toy (2:56)
05. Fools and Soldiers (3:23)
06. All the Downs (2:34)
07. Government (5:30)
08. Twelve Men (2:42)
09. Many Rivers (4:33)
10. Trouble Is the Day (3:54)
11. Right to Work (3:05)
12. The Loner (2:59)
13. High Rise Living (Bonus Track) (3:55)
14. No Admission (Bonus Track) (3:01)
15. Urban Kids (2:56)
16. No Flowers (2:50)
17. No One's coming Outside (3:18)
18. What Would You Do (1:56)
19. Look at the Outside (3:27)
20. Don't Get Me Wrong (2:38)
21. No Escape (2:22)

CD2
01. No Admission (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel Session, 27 June 1977) (2:42)
02. High Rise Living (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel Session, 27 June 1977) (3:48)
03. Right To Work (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel Session, 27 June 1977) (3:25)
04. Pretty Vacant (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel Session, 27 June 1977) (3:05)
05. Blind Date (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel Session, 27 June 1977) (2:06)
06. No Flowers (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel In Session, 3 July 1978) (3:41)
07. Urban Kids (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel In Session, 3 July 1978) (2:54)
08. Come On (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel In Session, 3 July 1978) (2:15)
09. I'm On Fire (Live, BBC Radio 1, John Peel In Session, 3 July 1978) (3:39)
10. Twelve Men (Live, BBC Radio 1, Kid Jensen Session, 10 Oct 1978) (2:39)
11. Trouble Is The Day (Live, BBC Radio 1, Kid Jensen Session, 10 Oct 1978) (3:30)
12. Come On (Live, BBC Radio 1, Kid Jensen Session, 10 Oct 1978) (2:05)
13. Urban Kids (Live, BBC Radio 1, Kid Jensen Session, 10 Oct 1978) (2:38)
14. Fools & Soldiers (Live, BBC Radio 1, Mike Read Session, 7 July 1979) (3:24)
15. Don't Get Me Wrong (Live, BBC Radio 1, Mike Read Session, 7 July 1979) (2:40)
16. Look At The Outside (Live, BBC Radio 1, Mike Read Session, 7 July 1979) (3:05)
17. Trouble Is The Day (Live, BBC Radio 1, Mike Read Session, 7 July 1979) (3:44)
18. Fools & Soldiers (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (3:23)
19. Twelve Men (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (2:56)
20. I'm On Fire (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (3:15)
21. All The Downs (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (2:38)
22. Free The Fighters (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (3:05)
23. Trouble Is The Day (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (3:56)
24. Your Toy (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (3:14)
25. The Loner (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (2:45)
26. Urban Kids (Live, BBC Radio In Concert, 29 Sept 1979) (3:13)

CD3
01. Right To Work (Demo) (3:12)
02. Government (Demo) (2:15)
03. No Admission (Demo) (2:06)
04. Curfew (Demo) (2:21)
05. Twelve Men (Demo) (2:39)
06. All The Downs (Demo) (2:39)
07. Trouble Is the Day (Demo) (3:32)
08. Your Toy (Demo) (2:58)
09. Free The Fighters (Demo) (3:09)
10. No Escape (Non Brian James Version) (2:31)
11. I'm on Fire (Alternate mix) (3:46)
12. Decide (Alternate mix) (3:26)
13. Come On (2:19)
14. Twelve Men (2:43)
15. All Together Now (2:40)
16. High Rise Living (3:34)
17. Urban Kids (3:28)
18. The Loner (2:51)
19. No Flowers (2:52)
20. Right to Work (3:21)
21. Decide (5:02)
22. Your Toy (3:08)
23. Urban Kids (Encore) (3:16)

CD4
01. Evacuate (3:47)
02. How Do You Know (3:25)
03. Cover Up (3:07)
04. Looks Right (3:17)
05. Tribal Song (5:45)
06. War Across the Nation (3:12)
07. Forty People (2:59)
08. Running Free (2:54)
09. Last Drink (2:53)
10. Only Thinking (4:56)
11. Rockin' Horse (Bonus Track) (4:01)
12. Years Away (Bonus Track) (3:24)
13. Freemans (Bonus Track) (3:14)
14. I.D. Parade (Bonus Track) (3:02)
15. How Do You Know (Bonus Track; Single Version) (3:16)
16. New Era (Bonus Track) (3:50)
17. War Across the Nation (Bonus Track; Single Version) (3:03)
18. High Rise Living (Other Single Version) (3:52)
19. Stand Out (Bonus Track) (3:33)

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